State Superintendent Ryan Walters proposed new rules Wednesday to eliminate all references to long-held American Library Association guidelines in Oklahoma’s Information Literacy Standards.
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Oklahoma is one step closer to seeing a Native woman hold a federal judgeship.
Reliable public transportation is a key feature of many major American cities. As Oklahoma City continues to grow, its public transit is working to keep pace.
The Oklahoma Opioid Abatement Board has received over 250 letters from local groups for $23 million in grants meant to counteract the impacts of the opioid epidemic.
Some fish get all the attention. Species prized by anglers — like bass, trout and crappie — are often closely regulated to make sure they aren’t overfished. Now, the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation has proposed rules to protect the native species that haven’t been invited to sit at the cool fish table.
Severe weather damaged thousands of trees in the Tulsa area earlier this year. A million cubic yards of green waste was collected, and many trees were bent or broken. Now, the community is coming together to regrow the city’s urban tree canopy.
Local headlines for Thursday, December 7, 2023
The state’s Hispanic population and workforce have grown, requiring more programs to ensure job readiness.
Kingfisher Public Schools’ board of education voted Monday to accept a settlement in a lawsuit over student hazing allegations, leaving residents facing up to 12% more in property taxes to foot the bill.
City housing policy director Travis Hulse said the program would initially house more than 100 people per year.
Jimcy McGirt, 75, pleaded guilty to aggravated sexual abuse in Indian Country. As part of his plea deal with federal prosecutors, he agreed to a 30-year sentence with five years probation.
Former House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., will retire at the end of this year, leaving just weeks left in his time in office.
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